What is HACCP and what does it stand for?

HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points. It is a risk assessment plan that has seven principles which need to be applied within all food industries, worldwide. These principles include: Hazard Analysis – This is done in two steps; first step is to identify the hazard and the next step is to evaluate the hazard at hand. A …

Food Outlet Inspections and What They Check for

For all food outlets including restaurants, food quality and food safety should be the top priority within their business. Often when food preparation and presentation become routine with the same process day in and day out, it often leads to vital steps being missed and an outcome of sub-par standards being produced to patrons. While many restaurant and food outlet …

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What is Food Safety and Why is it Important?

Food safety refers to the conditions and practices that preserve the quality of food to prevent any food related illnesses or contamination. All actions and inactions, from production to consumption play a significant role in the hygiene and safety of the food we are eating. The main challenges that are encountered when dealing with food is, determining whether foods are …